Ceathramhadh na coille

Roger Harrison



Carrownakelly / Ceathramhadh na coille                          Irish Grid M 66721 35019


Author: Roger Harrison


The townland of Carrownakelly is in the civil parish of Ballymacward, in the barony of Tiaquin and the County of Galway.



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)


Lies in the South of this parish in the barony of Kilconnel, bounded by Carrana Proper Carrana Upper, Ballanlough and Cave townlands in same barony. The townland shares boundaries with the following townlands:




Carrownea Upper




(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)


O’Donavan’s field names books says that it is the property Jas. Daly, Esq. held by deed for ever. It contains 40a. 2r. 4p. all of which is flat and dry and of a good quality. Houses and roads are in middling repair. Pays for County Cess included with Creeraun.


Census of Ireland 1821 – 1911

The first full population census of Ireland was taken in 1821 and every ten years thereafter and the first four were arranged by county, barony, civil parish and townland.


1821: Only some fragments for small parts of county Galway survive. There are no   surviving records for Ballymacward.

1831: The only surviving records are from Counties Antrim and Derry.

1841: There are no surviving records for County Galway.

1851:   There are no surviving records for County Galway.

1861: Census records for 1861 and 1871 were deliberately destroyed by the government

1881: The records for 1881 and 1891 were pulped as waster paper during the shortages of World War I.

1901:   There are no records for Carrownakelly.

1911:   There are no records for Carrownakelly.



Griffith’s Valuation

The Primary Valuation of Ireland in 1855 was a survey involving a detailed valuation of every taxable holding of agricultural or built property on the island of Ireland. It was completed between 1864 and 1865.


Griffith’s valuation shows that Patrick J. Kelly leased 40 acres, 2 roods and 4 perches of land to Thomas Woods for £27 annually.

This page was added on 30/12/2019.

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